noun Date: 1817 the state or fact of being incipient ; beginning

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  • incipiency — index birth (beginning), genesis, inception, nascency, origination, outset, start Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • Incipiency — Incipience In*cip i*ence, Incipiency In*cip i*en*cy, n. [L. incipientia.] Beginning; commencement; incipient state. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incipiency — noun beginning to exist or to be apparent (Freq. 2) he placed the incipience of democratic faith at around 1850 it is designed to arrest monopolies in their incipiency • Syn: ↑incipience • Derivationally related forms: ↑incipient ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • incipiency — /in sip ee euhn see/, n. the state or condition of being incipient. Also, incipience. [1810 20; INCIPI(ENT) + ENCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • incipiency — noun /ɪnˈsɪpɪənsi/ A state of nascency; a quality of incipience …   Wiktionary

  • incipiency — in·cip·i·en·cy ən sē n, pl cies the state or fact of being incipient: the beginning of something …   Medical dictionary

  • incipiency — Synonyms and related words: babyhood, beginnings, birth, childhood, cradle, freshman year, genesis, inception, inchoation, incipience, incunabula, infancy, nascence, nascency, nativity, origin, origination, parturition, pregnancy, youth …   Moby Thesaurus

  • incipiency — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act or process of bringing or being brought into existence: beginning, commencement, inauguration, inception, incipience, initiation, launch, leadoff, opening, origination, start. Informal: kickoff. See START …   English dictionary for students

  • incipiency — n. quality of beginning, quality of being in the initial stages …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incipiency — n. See incipience …   New dictionary of synonyms

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